Feb 17, 2018 Last Updated 2:08 PM, Feb 15, 2018

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Australian female labour force participation reaches record high

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AusBN - Australia’s female labour force participation rate reached a ...

South Australia to help fund green hydrogen-fuelled power plant

South Australia to help fund g…

AusBN - The government of South Australia will help fund one of the largest...

Queensland wind farm project to create 200 construction jobs

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AusBN - A recently approved AUS$200 million wind farm project in North Quee...

Coles Express to end petrol price sharing

petrolAusBN – Retailer Coles Express has announced that it is terminating its subscription to a petrol price sharing information service that is claimed to reduce competition.

According to the Australia Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), the service offered by Informed Sources allows retailers to tell each other their petrol prices, and potentially increase them without risk of being undercut.

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Jetstar and Virgin misled customers

Virgin Australia HQ 1bAusBN – Airlines Jetstar and Virgin have been found guilty of deceiving customers over the price of booking airfares over the internet.

The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) took the airlines to court last year for “drip pricing” – where the true cost of an airfare is only revealed at the last stage of booking.

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